What Happened on April 27, 1932

Famous Birthdays

  • Anouk Aimée, French actress (A Man and A Woman), born in Paris

Casey KasemCasey Kasem (1932-2014)

American radio personality (creator of American Top 40) and the voice of Shaggy on Scooby-Doo, born in Detroit, Michigan

  • Charles Adkins, American boxer (Olympic gold light welterweight 1952), born in Gary, Indiana (d. 1993)
  • Chuck Knox, American football coach (LA Rams, Buffalo Bills, Seattle Seahawks; AP NFL Coach of the Year 1973, 80, 84), born in Sewickley, Pennsylvania (d. 2018)
  • François Bayle, French electronic music composer, born in Toamasina, Madagascar
  • Gian-Carlo Rota, Italian-born American mathematician and philosopher, born in Vigevano, Italy (d. 1999)
  • Petar Ozgijan, Yugoslav composer, born in Dubrovnik, Croatia (d. 1979)
  • Roelof "Pik" Botha, South African minister of Foreign affairs, born in Rustenburg, Transvaal, South Africa
Born in 1932

Famous Deaths

  • Hart Crane, American poet (The Bridge), commits suicide at 32 by jumping overboard into the Gulf of Mexico
1932 Highlights

About April 27, 1932

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 1 month and 9 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Taurus